§ 42-64.3-3.1 Enterprise zone council. (a) There is created within the Rhode Island commerce corporation the "enterprise zone council," which shall consist of five (5) members to be appointed by the governor; one member shall be the executive director of the Rhode Island commerce corporation; one member shall represent the urban league of Rhode Island; one member shall represent the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns; and two (2) members from the general public. The governor shall designate one member to serve as chairperson of the enterprise zone council.
(b) The members shall be appointed for terms of five (5) years each; provided, however, of the members originally appointed, one shall be appointed for a term of one year, one shall be appointed for a term of two (2) years, one shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years, one shall be appointed for a term of four (4), years and one shall be appointed for a term of five (5) years.
(c) In carrying out its powers and duties under this chapter, the council shall utilize the staffs and resources of the division of statewide planning and the Rhode Island economic development corporation. Those agencies and other departments and agencies of state government shall cooperate with the council in carrying out its mandate under this chapter.
(d) The council shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement the intent of this chapter.
(e) [Deleted by P.L. 2014, ch. 7, § 2 and P.L.
2014, ch. 8, § 2].
(P.L. 1991, ch. 340, § 2; P.L. 1993, ch. 92, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 12, § 10; P.L. 2013, ch. 243, § 4; P.L. 2013, ch. 490, § 4; P.L. 2014, ch. 7, § 2; P.L. 2014, ch. 8, § 2.)